Schools, telephone lines to reopen in Kashmir after lockdown

Kashmiri child looks from behind a fence at a protest site after Friday prayers during restrictions after the Indian government scrapped the special constitutional status for Kashmir, in Srinagar, August 16, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) – Authorities began restoring some telephone lines in Indian Kashmir on Friday night, the top state official said, as heavy security prevented some protests in the region’s main city of Srinagar from getting out of control. Telephone and internet links were cut and public assembly banned in Kashmir just before New Delhi […]

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